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  • Ted Daeschler in Antartica

    Camping (For Fossils) in Antarctica

    November 28, 2018

    Loads of dark chocolate. Reams of toilet paper. Dozens of hand warmers. Six snowmobiles and a leaf blower. Academy Curator of Paleontology Ted Daeschler, PhD is all packed for his next big camping adventure. He leaves November 29th for a month in Antarctica.

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  • Shannon Jacobsen, PhD

    Meet Criminology Prof Shannon Jacobsen

    November 27, 2018

    Assistant Professor of Criminology and Justice Studies Shannon Jacobsen, PhD, was inspired by her own experiences as an undergrad to investigate the role of gender in perceptions of risk and fear of crime on college campuses.

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  • Book Cover: Breathtaking

    Breathtaking: Q&A on Asthma Care and Climate Change with Ali Kenner, PhD

    November 27, 2018

    Alison Kenner, PhD, assistant professor of politics and of science, technology and society, has studied how people live with and care for asthma for more than a decade. Her new book, “Breathtaking: Asthma Care in a Time of Climate Change,” published by the University of Minnesota Press, examines this chronic disorder in light of global environmental changes.

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  • Drexel Dragon Logo Blue

    CoAS Accomplishments in Brief

    November 26, 2018

    We are pleased to recognize the recent grants, publications, presentations, awards and honors of members of the College of Arts and Sciences.

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  • Rock Cactus DIY Gift Idea for Geoscience Major

    DIY Gift Ideas Inspired by CoAS Majors

    November 26, 2018

    Majors in the College of Arts and Sciences span a wide range of interests — from conservation to communication, global justice to disease biology. Draw some DIY inspiration from the CoAS majors with these 16 homemade gift ideas!

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  • Eastern Box Turtle - Jakub Zegar

    5 Animal Facts and Photos from an Environmental Science Major

    November 20, 2018

    Environmental science major Jakub Zegar ’20 has focused his research in conservation biology, herpetology and amphibian thermoregulation while pursuing a STEM education minor at Drexel. He combines his passions in his Instagram account @jakub.zegar, where he shares facts and photos about the animals he encounters out in the field.

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  • Startup Fest Highlights, Supports Entrepreneurial Students From Around Drexel

    November 15, 2018

    The Charles D. Close School of Entrepreneurship hosted its fifth-annual Startup Fest Nov. 7–8. Students from a variety of majors and background competed to have their business ideas heard and funded.

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  • Kelly Underman

    Sociology Professor Invited to Serve on Diversity Task Force

    November 14, 2018

    The European Society of Intensive Care Medicine represents a global membership of over 9,000 healthcare professionals working in intensive care. The Diversity Task Force was initiated to increase gender, racial and ethnic, and interprofessional diversity in the Society's membership and leadership.

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  • John Brooks

    Student Veteran Embraces Change and Finds Future in Politics

    November 12, 2018

    United States Marine Corps veteran and senior political science major John Brooks shared his path to Drexel and how he’s giving back to veterans in the Philadelphia community. Here’s his story in his own words, as told to staff writer Kylie Gray.

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  • Provost’s Council to Set Action Plan for Global Engagement

    November 09, 2018

    The Office of the Provost recently established a council to map out a university-wide action plan for global engagement at Drexel.

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  • Ocean and waves

    Q+A: Why Should the United States Contribute to Climate Finance?

    November 08, 2018

    Global temperatures have been rising for decades, but recent headlines indicate that climate change is happening even faster than climate scientists anticipated. Recent studies show the Earth’s oceans are building and storing heat at rates much higher than previously estimated. The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), recently released a sobering report detailing the looming economic and environmental impacts of a rapidly warming world.

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